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10 free colouring pages to keep the kids busy

Satisfy your movie–loving and cartoon character–obsessed kids with these free colouring pages that you can print out at home.

Perfect for entertaining the kids on blustery days and keeping them busy in waiting rooms or during dinner prep, colouring pages with movie characters are an easy alternative to screen time. Plus, they provide the opportunity to play around with colour and practice fine motor skills and patience. The best part? There are thousands of free options available online—from detailed drawings to simple sketches. Print them out at home and take them wherever you go. Hot tip: You may have to use legal-size paper to prevent cropping.  

Colouring pages: Frozen

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Frozen coloring pages

Everyone’s favourite sisters, Anna and Elsa, make an adorable pair in this simple depiction of friendship, love and good fashion sense. (Get it at crayola.com)

Colouring pages: Star Wars

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Star Wars coloring pages

Baby Yoda may have taken over the internet, but this drawing of the full-grown Jedi Master wielding a lightsaber will tickle the fancy of any young Star Wars fan with a set of markers. (Get it justcolor.net)

Colouring pages: Finding Nemo

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Finding Nemo coloring pages

“Hop inside my mouth if you want to live!” Dory and Marlin take a ride in Nigel’s beak in the beloved children’s classic Finding Nemo. Choose this page for your tiny animal lover.  (Get it at coloring-book.info)

 

Colouring pages: Moana

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Moana colouring pages

A fiercely independent Polynesian princess who loves to break the rules, Moana is a role model for young kids. This image of her brandishing a paddle shows off her bravery, power and adventurous spirit. (Get it at supercoloring.com)

Colouring pages: Spiderman

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Spiderman colouring pages

Is there a child who doesn’t love Spiderman? Doubtful! Spider-bitten Peter Parker has superhuman strength, legendary agility and the ability to shoot webs straight out of his wrists. Plus, he wears a spider suit that’s perfect for colouring—whether your child chooses red and blue or a palette all her own. (Get it at bestcoloringpagesforkids.com)

Colouring pages: Toy Story

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Toy Story colouring pages

You’ve got a friend in them. Woody and Buzz are best buds and their cheerful grins—and friendly poses—will bring a smile to any child’s face. (Get it at crayola.com)

Colouring pages: Coco

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Coco colouring pages

Dante (the Mexican hairless dog) shows his love for Miguel (Coco’s 12-year-old hero) by giving him a big lick on the face. But the best part of the image? The intricate guitar on Miguel’s lap. Major colouring potential! (Get it at coloring-book.info)

Colouring pages: Inside Out

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Inside Out colouring pages

Upon its release in 2015, Inside Out became a beloved family film because it teaches kids about dealing with emotions. In this drawing, Fear and Disgust talk at Headquarters. It’s a cute scene with plenty of funny details (Giant eyelashes! Bushy eyebrows!) for colouring. (Get it at justcolor.net)

 

Colouring pages: Despicable Me

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Despicable Me colouring pages

This sketch of Despicable Me’s Tom the Minion balancing an apple on his head is simple yet quirky—making it perfect for young children. (Get it at supercoloring.com)

Colouring pages: Wizard of Oz

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Wizard of Oz colouring pages

Dorothy and her band of ragtag friends may be the heroes of The Wizard of Oz, but few young girls (or sparkle-loving boys) can watch the film without coveting Glinda The Good Witch’s foot-tall crown and full-skirted pink dress with puffed sleeves. (Get it at getcoloringpages.com)

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